The BEST Episodes of World of Dance

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 23, 2020

Network: NBC

Dancers perform in front of a panel of judges to compete for $1 million and the title of "Best in the World."

World Final

#1 - World Final

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Sep 12, 2018

The top acts from each division – Charity & Andres, Michael Dameski, The Lab, and S-Rank – compete for the title and the $1 million prize for Judges Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough, and NE-YO. Les Twins, Kinjaz, and Keone & Mari guest star.

star 8.54
78 votes
The Duels 2

#2 - The Duels 2

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 1, 2018

The top qualifying acts from each division choose a rival for a head-to-head elimination battle.

star 8.50
84 votes
World Final

#3 - World Final

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired May 5, 2019

In the season three finale of "World of Dance," the top act from each division and a wild card (5 acts total) will take the stage for the last time in the "World Final" with judges Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough, NE-YO and host Scott Evans. Competing for the title of Best in the World, the judges will score their performances based on their artistry, precision and athleticism. The top overall scoring act will be crowned the "World of Dance" season three champion and win the grand prize of $1 million. The "World Final" will also feature show stopping performances by Derek Hough with Season 2's Charity & Andres and Michael Dameski and NE-YO featuring season one's Ian Eastwood and season two's Sean & Kaycee. Last season's champions, The Lab also return to perform a very special tribute to Jennifer Lopez.

star 8.42
62 votes
Divisional Final

#4 - Divisional Final

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Apr 28, 2019

The top 3 acts from each division vie for a spot in the world final. Hip-hop dancer tWitch is a guest mentor for the upper team acts. Jennifer mentors the junior team division. Derek mentors the juniors. NE-YO mentors the uppers.

star 8.33
69 votes
The Cut 2

#5 - The Cut 2

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 21, 2019

In “The Cut” round two, the acts face the deepest and most intense cut of the season with judges Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough and NE-YO. The top six acts from each division remain but only the top three highest-scoring acts from each division will move on to the Divisional Final and be one step closer to winning a grand prize of $1 million. This week, Jennifer Lopez mentors the Junior Division and NE-YO mentors the Upper Team Division.

star 8.13
63 votes
The Qualifiers 1

#6 - The Qualifiers 1

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired May 29, 2018

Jenifer Lopez, Derek Hough, and NE-YO join forces at the judges' table in search of the best dance act in the world. Jenna Dewan hosts and mentors.

star 8.11
130 votes
Divisional Final

#7 - Divisional Final

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Sep 5, 2018

The top 3 acts from each of the 4 divisions compete to win their division. Special guest Ciara mentors the dancers. Misty Copeland is a guest judge.

star 8.11
75 votes
The Duels 1

#8 - The Duels 1

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 25, 2018

The top qualifying acts from each division choose a rival for a head-to-head elimination battle.

star 8.11
95 votes
The Cut 1

#9 - The Cut 1

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 22, 2018

Tap legend Savion Glover joins Jennifer Lopez to mentor the Junior Team Division, while Julianne Hough and brother Derek mentor the Upper Division on the first night of The Cut, when these divisions are cut to 3 acts each.

star 8.07
81 votes
The Qualifiers 3

#10 - The Qualifiers 3

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 12, 2018

Dance contestants The Ruggeds, Josh & Taylor, Lock N lol Crew, Michael Dameski, LD Dance Company, RASCALS, and Elektro Botz compete to make The Duels.

star 8.05
137 votes
The Qualifiers 2

#11 - The Qualifiers 2

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 5, 2018

Dance contestants The Lab, Pasha & Daniella, Connection, Charity & Andres, BDash & Konkrete, and Fabulous Sisters compete to make The Duels.

star 8.03
116 votes
The Cut 1

#12 - The Cut 1

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 14, 2019

In “The Cut” round one, the acts face the deepest and most intense cut of the season with judges Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough and NE-YO. The top six acts from each division remain but only the top three highest-scoring acts from each division will move on to the Divisional Final and be one step closer to winning a grand prize of $1 million. This week, Derek Hough mentors the Upper Division and special guest Jenna Dewan returns to mentor the Junior Team Division.

star 8.03
61 votes
World Final

#13 - World Final

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 8, 2017

The final 3 acts take the stage for the last time in the World Final. Each act have two performances. The top overall scoring act is crowned the first "World of Dance" champion and wins a grand prize of $1 million.

star 8.02
224 votes
The Duels 2

#14 - The Duels 2

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 27, 2017

The judges preside over the second night of Duels, with Diana Pombo vs. The Posse, Super Cr3w vs. Royal Flux, The Lab vs. Boys of Temecula, and Les Twins vs. Kyle Van Newkirk.

star 8.01
252 votes
Divisional Final

#15 - Divisional Final

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 1, 2017

The top 2 acts from each division compete for a spot in the World Final. The top scoring act from each division are one step closer to winning the $1 million.

star 8.00
240 votes
The Duels 1

#16 - The Duels 1

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 20, 2017

Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough, and NE-YO preside over the first night of Duels, with Fik-Shun vs. Nick Daniels, Swing Latino vs. Miami All Stars, Eva Igo vs. Kyntay, and Keone & Mari vs. Quick Style.

star 7.95
291 votes
The Duels 4

#17 - The Duels 4

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 7, 2019

The Duels conclude with a new twist of Redemption! In Redemption, the two highest scoring eliminated acts have one final chance to compete for the last spot in the next round.

star 7.94
62 votes
The Cut 2

#18 - The Cut 2

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 25, 2017

Ballet superstar Misty Copeland joins the judges in making the final night of cuts, featuring Fik-Shun, Les Twins, Keone & Mari, Kinjaz, and more. Only the top two highest-scoring acts from each division move on to the Divisional Finals and are one step closer to winning a grand prize of $1 million.

star 7.92
230 votes
The Duels 4

#19 - The Duels 4

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Aug 15, 2018

The top qualifying acts from each division choose a rival for a head-to-head elimination battle.

star 7.92
71 votes
The Qualifiers 6

#20 - The Qualifiers 6

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 10, 2018

Dance contestants Ashley & Zack, Brotherhood, DNA, The Rock Company, st kingz, The Untouchables, and Vivian Ruiz compete to make The Duels.

star 7.92
106 votes
The Qualifiers 3

#21 - The Qualifiers 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 13, 2017

In the final night of the Qualifiers, judges Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough, and NE-YO decide whether Jabbawockeez, Swing Latino, DNA, Chapkis Dance Family, and more move on to the Duels.

star 7.89
318 votes
The Qualifiers 1

#22 - The Qualifiers 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired May 30, 2017

The best dancers in the world battle for a $1 million prize before judges Jennifer Lopez, NE-YO, Derek Hough, and host/mentor Jenna Dewan Tatum.

star 7.89
544 votes
The Qualifiers 5

#23 - The Qualifiers 5

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 26, 2018

Dance contestants Daniel & Mishella, Embodiment, Freshh, Madison Brown, Marissa & The Heartbreakers, Royal Flux, and Silver Beat compete to make The Duels.

star 7.88
102 votes
The Cut 2

#24 - The Cut 2

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Aug 29, 2018

Mel B joins NE-YO in mentoring the Junior Division, while Paula Abdul and Jenna Dewan mentor the Upper Team Division in the second night of The Cut, when the divisions are cut to 3 acts each in advance of the Divisional Final.

star 7.88
75 votes
The Duels 3

#25 - The Duels 3

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 31, 2019

Top acts from the junior division face off against a rival in an elimination duel. With the new redemption twist, the 2 highest-scoring eliminated acts get a chance to compete for a spot in the next round.

star 7.88
56 votes